NIH leadership from across the agency has been working diligently to identify areas of greatest opportunity for research to address the national opioid crisis. Several NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM) Initiative FOAs published in the NIH Guide on Dec 10 support "real world" assessment of health care strategies and clinical practices delivered across health care systems. Two of the published FOAs are soliciting pragmatic clinical trials that will leverage the NIH Collaboratory program infrastructure – via the Collaboratory Coordinating Center at Duke University. A brief
The meeting will be held at Embassy Suites Denver Downtown and will provide opportunities for learning, networking, and enhancing your skills in multi-site palliative care research. This is an annual event you won’t want to miss! The meeting will take place Thursday, February 28th from 1 – 5:30pm mountain time and Friday, March 1st from 8am – 1:30 pm mountain time. While our funding mechanism does not support the provision of food or beverages, the hotel offers a free breakfast service and happy hour for all registered guests. There is also a wide range of dining options available in the
The PCRC Investigator Development Center (IDC) Webinar Series presents: "Addressing Cognitive Impairment in Palliative Care Research" Host: Laura Hanson, MD, MPH will be leading the December webinar, titled: Addressing Cognitive Impairment in Palliative Care Research. Dr. Hanson is Director of the Palliative Care Program at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and is a Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine. When: Friday, December 7th, 2018 at 3:00pm Eastern Time Registration Required: Click below to register! [button url="https://ucsf.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN
On November 29th NINR’s Office of End of Life and Palliative Care will host an informational webinar on the new funding opportunity announcements: Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-19-057 Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-19-058 End-of-Life and Palliative Care Approaches to Advanced Signs and Symptoms (R01 Clinical Trial
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to encourage research that will improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care (EOLPC) for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities. Research objectives include, but are not limited to, those that address: Determination of the unique perceptions of EOLPC in seriously ill AI/AN individuals within and across tribes. The design, testing, and evaluation of tools/strategies to assess and care for those with advanced
The PCRC Investigator Development Center (IDC) Webinar Series presents: "Pediatric Issues in Palliative Care Research" Host:Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH will be leading the November webinar, titled: Pediatric Issues in Palliative Care Research. Dr. Feudtner is Director of Research for the Pediatric Advanced Care Team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He holds the Steven D. Handler Endowed Chair in Medical Ethics. When: Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at 1:00pm Eastern Time Registration Required: Click below to register! [button url="https://ucsf.zoom.us/webinar/register/2215315207058/WN
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th edition, released Oct 31, 2018, create a blueprint for excellence by establishing a comprehensive foundation for gold-standard palliative care for all people living with serious illness, regardless of their diagnosis, prognosis, age or setting. The guidelines expand on the eight domains of palliative care in the 3rd edition and include clinical and organizational strategies, screening and assessment elements, practice examples, tools and resources. To read more and download your copy click below: [button size="large" color="green"
NINR is interested in studies examining the multi-dimensional foundations, experiences and management of advanced signs and symptoms specific to individuals with advanced serious illness within the period of end of life (prognosis of 12 months or less) including, but not limited to: Pain Fatigue Respiratory signs and symptoms, including dyspnea, audible secretions/congestion, cough, respirations with mandibular movement, hemoptysis, etc. Cardiovascular signs and symptoms, including edema, cyanosis, weakness, etc. Gastrointestinal or digestive signs symptoms, including anorexia, cachexia